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The Resource Planning democracy : agrarian intellectuals and the intended New Deal, Jess Gilbert ; foreword by Richard S. Kirkendall, (electronic resource)

Planning democracy : agrarian intellectuals and the intended New Deal, Jess Gilbert ; foreword by Richard S. Kirkendall, (electronic resource)

Label
Planning democracy : agrarian intellectuals and the intended New Deal
Title
Planning democracy
Title remainder
agrarian intellectuals and the intended New Deal
Statement of responsibility
Jess Gilbert ; foreword by Richard S. Kirkendall
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Late in the 1930s, the U.S. Department of Agriculture set up a national network of local organizations that joined farmers with public administrators, adult-educators, and social scientists. The aim was to localize and unify earlier New Deal programs concerning soil conservation, farm production control, tenure security, and other reforms, and by 1941 some 200,000 farm people were involved. Even so, conservative anti-New Dealers killed the successful program the next year. This book reexamines the era's agricultural policy and tells the neglected story of the New Deal agrarian leaders and their visionary ideas about land, democratization, and progressive social change"--
  • "Late in the 1930s, the U.S. Department of Agriculture set up a national network of local organizations that joined farmers with public administrators, adult-educators, and social scientists. The aim was to localize and unify earlier New Deal programs concerning soil conservation, farm production control, tenure security, and other reforms, and by 1941 some 200,000 farm people were involved. Even so, conservative anti-New Dealers killed the successful program the next year. This book reexamines the era's agricultural policy and tells the neglected story of the New Deal agrarian leaders and their visionary ideas about land, democratization, and progressive social change"--
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DLC
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Gilbert, Jess Carr
Dewey number
338.1/873
LC call number
HD1761
LC item number
.G54 2015
Series statement
Yale agrarian studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Agriculture and state
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Land use
  • Land reform
  • Social scientists
  • Farmers
  • Social reformers
  • Democratization
  • Social change
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Regional Planning
Label
Planning democracy : agrarian intellectuals and the intended New Deal, Jess Gilbert ; foreword by Richard S. Kirkendall, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • The Agrarian Intellectuals' Vision : The Intended New Deal as a Planning Democracy -- Part I. Social Roots and Early Fruits : Collective Biographies, Alternative Modernisms, and the First Two Agrarian New Deals -- Growing Agrarian Reformers in the Midwest : A Collective Biography -- Modernizing Eastern Urban Liberals : A Comparison with the Other Progressive Group in Agriculture -- Struggling Toward a New Deal Land Policy : The Agrarian Action Programs and Beyond, 1933-1938 -- Part II. The Flowering of Democratic Planning : The Third and Intended New Deal in Agriculture, 1938-1942 -- Reinventing Education, Research, and Planning : The Cooperative Land-Use Program -- Continuing Education : For Citizens, Scientists, and Bureaucrats -- Reforming Social Science : Participatory Action Research -- Unifying Action : Results of Cooperative Land-Use Planning -- Intended New Deal Defeated, Reassessed, and Reclaimed -- Appendix: List of Program Study and Discussion Pamphlets, 1935-1945
  • The Agrarian Intellectuals' Vision : The Intended New Deal as a Planning Democracy -- Part I. Social Roots and Early Fruits : Collective Biographies, Alternative Modernisms, and the First Two Agrarian New Deals -- Growing Agrarian Reformers in the Midwest : A Collective Biography -- Modernizing Eastern Urban Liberals : A Comparison with the Other Progressive Group in Agriculture -- Struggling Toward a New Deal Land Policy : The Agrarian Action Programs and Beyond, 1933-1938 -- Part II. The Flowering of Democratic Planning : The Third and Intended New Deal in Agriculture, 1938-1942 -- Reinventing Education, Research, and Planning : The Cooperative Land-Use Program -- Continuing Education : For Citizens, Scientists, and Bureaucrats -- Reforming Social Science : Participatory Action Research -- Unifying Action : Results of Cooperative Land-Use Planning -- Intended New Deal Defeated, Reassessed, and Reclaimed -- Appendix: List of Program Study and Discussion Pamphlets, 1935-1945
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001461302
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780300223057
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014033414
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001461302
Label
Planning democracy : agrarian intellectuals and the intended New Deal, Jess Gilbert ; foreword by Richard S. Kirkendall, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • The Agrarian Intellectuals' Vision : The Intended New Deal as a Planning Democracy -- Part I. Social Roots and Early Fruits : Collective Biographies, Alternative Modernisms, and the First Two Agrarian New Deals -- Growing Agrarian Reformers in the Midwest : A Collective Biography -- Modernizing Eastern Urban Liberals : A Comparison with the Other Progressive Group in Agriculture -- Struggling Toward a New Deal Land Policy : The Agrarian Action Programs and Beyond, 1933-1938 -- Part II. The Flowering of Democratic Planning : The Third and Intended New Deal in Agriculture, 1938-1942 -- Reinventing Education, Research, and Planning : The Cooperative Land-Use Program -- Continuing Education : For Citizens, Scientists, and Bureaucrats -- Reforming Social Science : Participatory Action Research -- Unifying Action : Results of Cooperative Land-Use Planning -- Intended New Deal Defeated, Reassessed, and Reclaimed -- Appendix: List of Program Study and Discussion Pamphlets, 1935-1945
  • The Agrarian Intellectuals' Vision : The Intended New Deal as a Planning Democracy -- Part I. Social Roots and Early Fruits : Collective Biographies, Alternative Modernisms, and the First Two Agrarian New Deals -- Growing Agrarian Reformers in the Midwest : A Collective Biography -- Modernizing Eastern Urban Liberals : A Comparison with the Other Progressive Group in Agriculture -- Struggling Toward a New Deal Land Policy : The Agrarian Action Programs and Beyond, 1933-1938 -- Part II. The Flowering of Democratic Planning : The Third and Intended New Deal in Agriculture, 1938-1942 -- Reinventing Education, Research, and Planning : The Cooperative Land-Use Program -- Continuing Education : For Citizens, Scientists, and Bureaucrats -- Reforming Social Science : Participatory Action Research -- Unifying Action : Results of Cooperative Land-Use Planning -- Intended New Deal Defeated, Reassessed, and Reclaimed -- Appendix: List of Program Study and Discussion Pamphlets, 1935-1945
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001461302
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780300223057
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014033414
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001461302

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